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Dec 23, 2012 10:00am EST
is the september 11 tax on the u.s. mission and an x in benghazi. -- attacks on the u.s. mission and annex in benghazi. three other officials were placed on administrative leave. it may or may not be disciplined. are you satisfied that the investigation is done? >> the most important thing is not whether or not the president called it a terrorist attack or anything like that. the most important thing is to nsure that no, benghazi's happen in the future. there were plenty of mistakes to report. in the future, that the coordination is better and we do not make the same mistakes. that is the most important thing. it was a mistake for mitt romney to use this as a political thing during the campaign. i think foreign policy should be bipartisan to the extent that is possible, and in a time of tragedy, americans need to rally around -- rally together and not try to use it for political, partisan purposes. we need to dissect it, see what happened and make sure it never happens again. there were recommendations that were made, and secretary clinton accepts all of them. we have to make sure that our
Dec 16, 2012 10:00am EST
increase oned american people. it would impact nearly everyone. it would cost us two million jobs, a double-dip recession, and in addition to that, we also have see quest racial -- sequestration, which is looming. the across-the-board cuts would be a million jobs lost in the defense industry. there is a lot on our plate right now, and i think -- yes? >> do you think any progress has been made out of those meetings? i think the speaker and the president have tried to have a frank discussion but did not disclose any tangible progress made. do you have any reason to believe there has been proog -- progress? >> i haven't heard the details. in what the speaker has told me, he has been disappointed that the president seems to be heading in the opposite direction as far as continuing to call for higher taxes than ever, a doubling of the taxes that he talked about when he was campaigning for re-election. also calling for more spending, another stimulus, and an unlimited ability to raise the debt ceiling. for republicans, we believe it is so important that we're addressing the out of-of control spen
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
. and the discipline, i will tell my friend, in the system for the american public is if they want things, for us to say, ok, you want a tax cut or you want a strong defense, it costs money. both of them cost money. and if you're willing to pay for it, we will do that. if you're not willing to do that, we ought not to do it. that's not been or practice, unfortunately, and we dropped the pay-go requirement, as the gentleman knows, in 2001 and actually in 2003 legally de facto we dropped it in 2001 because we had subtax cuts without paying for them. we -- we had substantial tax >> he says the house will be in session monday december 17 to deal with the fiscal cliff. the house returned to business this week on tuesday at 2:00 p.m. eastern. they will be appointing members to work with the senate on defense programs. live coverage when the house returns here and c-span. the synod -- the senate returns on monday. they will also consider a nomination for assistant secretary of housing and development. live coverage when they return on c-span2. >> joining as and vermont is governor peter shumlin. thank y
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
>> joining us in vermont is governor peter shumlin. thank you for being with us. >> it is great to be with you. thank you for being with us. let me begin with some news of the weekend. that is former republican gov. charlie crist is not a democrat. >> i will let him spear for himself. one of my jobs is to work together to recruit the best candidates we can and charlie is high on the list. >> will you recruit him? >> we will be having conversations with him, certainly. we're not eliminating other candidates i want to be clear about that but charlie is a strong candidate. >> have you had conversations leading up to his announcement that we was switching from a independent to a democrat. >> i'm not sure prized by that. florida is governored by one of the tea party governors that is so focused on the right-wing agenda that he's not succeeding in growing jobs and florida is hurting like so many of our states. what governors are focused on are jobs and opportunities, that means, not only creating more jobs and raising incomes for those who have jobs. florida is a great example of a st
Dec 30, 2012 10:00am EST
>> is joining us from indiana on "newsmakers," luke messer. why did you seek out the presidency of the freshman class for republicans? >> it was an exciting opportunity. i have been involved here with governor daniels and indian oppose the leadership team. we of donna a lot of things -- indiana's leadership team. we have done a lot of things. we can bring that leadership to washington. >> you'll have had some experience working in the house. you have gotten to see up close the with the house functions. what you see as the principal differences a from then and the way the house is run now as you prepare to take the oath and throw -- oath? >> it was 12 years ago, when washington was quite a different place. back in those days, people had the opportunity to dialogue across the aisle. coming here from state government, where governor daniels has always had the principle that we will be a party of purpose, we will get things done and try to create environments will we have the opportunities for job growth, i share the frustration of almost every other american, which is the fact that
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
? >> tell us. make a short video about your message to the president. >> it is c-span's student cam competition. there are $50,000 in total prizes. the deadline of january 8th. for more information, ? >> on "newsmakers" this morning, we have cathy mcmorris rodgers. thank you for being with us. we have with us kate from bloomberg news. you have the first question. what some wondering if you can tell us in regards to ready fiscal cliff talks stand in light of the meeting on thursday? >> i found it encouraging that the president was speaking with speaker boehner and having the talks. there have not been enough good faith negotiations to date. ?othe clock is ticking, and we'o not that far from december 31, the fiscal cliff. i think it is important that weo kind of take a step back and remember what the fiscal cliffo is all about. it is when the tax rate -- across the board, our current tax code expires. if congress does not take action, it would be a $3.5 trillion tax increase oned american people. it would impact nearly everyone. it would cost us two million jobs, a d
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
to corporate employees. foreign hackers constantly target u.s. companies in such ways in order to get every piece of competitive intelligence information they can. we simply cannot allow this to continue to happen. in response to this growing threat in our 2011 annual report, the u.s. intellectual property coordinator called upon congress to increase the penalties for economic espionage and this bill is consistent with that recommendation. i would like to commend the members of both sides of the aisle for their work on this bill, particularly the gentleman from texas, the chair of the committee, mr. smith, the ranking member, the gentleman from michigan, mr. conyers, the incoming chair of the judiciary committee, my colleague from virginia, mr. goodlatte and the gentleman from north carolina, mr. watt, who worked diligently on this bill and i recognize the leadership of senator lay high and i -- leahy. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas is -- the gentleman from texas -- mr. scott: i yield ba
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